Melrose High has a tradition of excellence, working with a community
of learners. Classes are offered for students in Years 7 to 10. Achievement in
learning is strongly encouraged within a safe and friendly environment.
Facilities: Sports fields, tennis courts, hall/gymnasium, basketball
and netball courts, well-stocked library with computer facilities, computer
rooms, modern art facilities, including a kiln and glass art, modern science
laboratories, kitchens, wood and metal facilities.
Electives Years 7 and 8: All students study subjects from each of
the eight Key Learning Areas — English, Mathematics, Science, Studies of
Society and Environment (SOSE), the Arts, Technology, LOTE and PD/Health/PE. A
large number of options is offered in some areas, while in others options include
study at a variety of levels.
Electives Years 9 and 10: All students study Mathematics, English
and PE in both Years and then choose from a variety of units in Science, SOSE,
Arts, Technology and LOTE. A range of extension units is available to
interested students through these electives.
Special programs: Students may elect to join the computer-assisted
learning program in which they use their own notebook computer in their
learning of English, mathematics, science, SOSE, art, music and technology.
Specialised programs are also provided for international students to assist
them in improving their level of understanding in English.
Sport: A wide range of sports are offered and the school has an
outstanding reputation for sports and PE. Teams operate in hockey, netball,
tennis, cricket, cross-country running, athletics, swimming, basketball,
softball, various football codes, and several other sports. Opportunities are
available for skiing, horse riding, bushwalking, abseiling, and snorkelling.
Extracurricular activities: Debating, vocal group, bands and musical
ensembles, dance, drama, music tuition, grooming and deportment, sports
leadership, extended learning program
in areas of choice, Tournament of Minds, and academic competitions are offered
through learning programs, at lunchtimes and as extra areas of involvement at
Welfare and personal development: A highly developed and
well-regarded student welfare system staffed with a team of experienced
teachers provides structure and discipline throughout the school. Attendance is
well supervised. Activities such as peer support, peer mediation, careers
education, camps and work experience support the development of all students.
Low-cost, attractive and simple uniform dress code is compulsory.
Free (Government School) |
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